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Three killed, 14 injured in Ogun auto crash

An anxious, reckless driver may have caused the accident.

Chido Onumah

In Defence of President Jonathan? By Chido Onumah

Chido Onumah argues that addressing the structural problem of Nigeria is more important than President Goodluck Jonathan.

Phone Charging business

Poor electricity supply boosts some businesses in Kafanchan

Operators of mobile phone charging outlets are smiling home as poor electricity supply continues.

Job seekers in Nigeria

Nigeria’s economic policy ‘failing’, two in five Nigerian youth unemployed, says UN

Although Nigeria witnessed robust economic growth in 2011, it is still enmeshed in poverty.

Damilola Adegbite bows out of tinsel set

Ms. Adegbite is currently on a movie set with AMAA award winning film maker, Michelle Bello.

7th Abuja International Trade Fair to gulp N30bn

The Abuja Chamber of Commerce expects to recoup its investment in the fair and is expecting over 1,000 participants

Man who died in police custody looked normal, company official says

The inquest into the death of Ademola Adedeji unfolds in grey hues.

Plateau state on map

One in two Plateau residents are illiterate – Educationist

A college of education lecturer says parents and guardians in the state do not regard education seriously.

FG to spend N1.6bn on anti-measles campaign

Citing the success with the anti-meningitis campaign, the federal government says it is ready to tackle measles.

Ogun gives N25 million loan to cooperative societies

The state government says it will double the loan if it is well utilised.

Nigeria has only 150 trained endocrinologists – EMSON President

Specialist says only 150 endocrinologists exist to serve Nigeria’s over 150million population.

Egypt to take legal action in U.S. against Prophet film makers

Egyptian president wants the American producers of the controversial movie to be punished by law.

Customs intercepts goods worth N80.8m

The customs says it is particular about poultry products in order to protect local industries.

Ondo seals fuel station for increasing fuel price

Price of fuel rose to N115 in parts of Ondo State.

River Niger

Delta yet to warn residents of impending flood

72 hours after NEMA’s emergency warning, Delta State is yet to inform its residents of the apparent danger.

AU welcomes successful presidential election in Somalia

The African Union head commends the outgoing president of the war-torn country for conceding defeat.

Lagos to teach Chinese in public schools

As China grows its economic influence around the world, Lagos students will begin to learn Chinese.

London 2012: Paralympians to get cash reward

The victors hope to be celebrated warmly when they arrive in Nigeria.

Oil, Oil Everywhere? By Hannatu Musawa

Considering the way in which we are so immersed in the fact that we are an oil producing country, one would have thought that any prospect of discovering more oil within our borders would be one that the government would jump at. The acceptance by academic experts and geologists in the oil and gas sector […]

Delta oil producing communities received N149bn in 5 years – Uduaghan

The governor said 50 per cent of the derivation fund is allocated to oil producing communities.

20 illegal security firms shut down in Lagos

20 illegal security firms shut down in Lagos

Air Nigeria closure: Julius Agwu stranded in U.S.

The decision to shut Air Nigeria’s operations has left Julius Agwu stranded.

Fuel scarcity imminent in South-West, marketers warn

Marketers say they have been unable to load petrol since Friday due to pipeline vandalism

Not everyone gets Chickenpox – Doctor

Chickenpox is most common in children

Notorious Ugandan LRA commander, Dominic Ongwen, escapes capture

Dominic Ogwen, one of the most wanted members of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) survived capture in Central African Republic (CAR), the Ugandan military said on Thursday. Mr. Ongwen is second in command to the notorious LRA leader, Joseph Kony, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court(ICC) for war crimes and crimes against […]